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Widowed at the age of 20, Sifiya Haneef is building shelters out of ruins through the power of education 

Sifiya Haneef speaks about finding the courage to make her way through adversities by believing in her own strengths

Published on 18th September 2019
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How this duo has transformed Pune's shops by jazzing up their shutters with artsy stories

How Annushka Hardikar and Alefiya Kachwalla have transformed the look and feel of an old merchant locality in Pune by jazzing up the shutters with some funky art

Published on 11th September 2019
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More Kashmiris will be afraid to go to India to study: Why Mehboob Makhdoomi is determined to start Uni4Kashmir 

A Harvard alumnus, academic Mehboob Makhddomi had been crowdfunding for an International standard university in Kashmir

Published on 22nd August 2019
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How Milind Chandwani is giving govt school kids the chance to fall in love with camps

Milind Chandwani, founder, Camp Diaries, tells us about his initiative that has helped more than 4,000 children from poor backgrounds realise their full potential through fun activities

Published on 20th August 2019
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Independence Day: This Chennai group crowdfunded the city's largest national flag and gifted it to the Army for I-Day

The CTI's final pledge is to crowdfund and hoist a 90 ft x 60 ft national flag on a 207ft pole in a public space to strengthen participatory democracy

Published on 14th August 2019
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Meet the 'Smile Makers', an NGO run by the students of CUSAT that takes up various social activities

Founded in 2016, the number of members, including volunteers, has reached 102, said Sanoob Sidiq, founder and president of the NGO

Published on 30th July 2019
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This Madurai-based doctor couple quit their cushy private jobs to fight heart disease in rural India

The Little Moppet Foundation, which has helped over 200 children get free heart surgeries, also conducts monthly awareness programmes in remote towns across Tamil Nadu 

Published on 17th July 2019
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For this 29-year-old animal activist in Chennai the most important part of animal rescue is release

Shravan Krishnan tells us how he fulfilled his childhood dream of becoming a wildlife and animal activist and runs his own dispensary now in Chennai

Published on 17th June 2019
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Volunteering group chips in to re-construct school in Nagai dist damaged by the Gaja cyclone

Selvam Government Aided Primary School in Thalaignayiru has got a new building inaugurated after its old building was damaged by Gaja cyclone

Published on 6th June 2019
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Why you'll never feel bad about donating money to the One Rupee Foundation. Ever

The One Rupee Foundation was started by a group of friends who came together and began crowdfunding for various causes where the donation required from any one person is only one rupee.

Published on 6th June 2019
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This father is raising funds to plant 1000 trees in Chennai for his one-year-old daughter

All the contributions made will be utilised towards creating a Micro Fruit Forest in a government school in Chennai

Published on 30th May 2019
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LeninGrad has fallen: The 'liberal Indian' had no way of making Kanhaiya Kumar win the polls

The 32-year-old Kanhaiya Kumar seemed to have extraordinary support but with the resounding loss to BJP's Giriraj Singh, it looks like it just wasn't enough

Published on 23rd May 2019
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How SFI unionists in Kerala crowdfunded to help an 'enemy' KSU student with kidney failure is heart-warming

Rafi is a member of the Congress-affiliated KSU. A former SFI member has even come forward to donate his kidney so that he can live

Published on 22nd May 2019
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Founder of shelter raises funds to renovate the building that houses its boys 

135 boys now live in an outdated building after UP govt asks shelter to separate boys and girls 

Published on 26th April 2019
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What this mountaineer scaling Mt Aconcagua has to do with building a school in Hyderabad

Hyderabad-based Sphoorti Foundation is in need of funds for a new school and Mountaineer VJ Nagender Rao is going to climb one of the most dangerous peaks of the world to help them do so

Published on 24th April 2019

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